pena-melnyk-joselineDelegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk

Maryland State Delegate
Maryland General Assembly

Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk has worked to stop wrongful convictions with a successful bill to require police to use scientifically-supported procedures during eyewitness identification. She has also defended state support for Planned Parenthood’s family planning services.

Pena-Melnyk, who represents Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties, was born in the Dominican Republic and is a board member of the Dominican American National Roundtable.

She serves on the Governor’s Wellmobile Program Advisory Board, is a member of the Baltimore Revitalization Task Force, and is on the board of EMERGE Maryland.

This is a winner profile from The Daily Record's 2018 Top 100 Women awards. Information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.

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